Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announces a price increase for its industrial calcium carbonate products. The price increase does not apply to Huber’s food and USP calcium carbonate grades.
The increase is effective December 1, 2012, or as current contracts allow. Prices will increase an average of four to nine percent depending on product grade and packaging.
Huber’s industrial calcium carbonate products are used in a variety of consumer and industrial applications, including adhesives, caulks and sealants; paints and coatings; drilling fluids; rubber; thermoset composites; thermoplastics; swimming pool aggregate; and cultured marble.